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Senior R&D Technologist - Skin Care Claim/Formulation

  • Shanghai, CHINA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Role: Skin Care Claim/formulation Technologist

Function: R&D - Skin Care

Reports to: AHC Skin Care Manager

Scope:   Global & Cluster Design

Location: Shanghai

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job

As one of UL skin care global R&D centre, we work very closely with AHC brand and product development team in Korea, support & land relevant innovations into China

You will act as both Global and China Cluster – working in an agile environment with multiple teams. You will have a mix of project coordinator and formulation design, claim development work – with opportunity to focus on the areas you are passionate about.

Main Accountabilities

The key working scope will be:

·  Good knowledge in cosmetic ingredients/actives, know how to pitch a market trendy cosmetic product, at least 3 years in cosmetic industry is a must. Experiences in manufacturing and quality is a plus.
·  Design, manage, co-ordinate and drive all formulation/process/claim work plan to support the innovation projects mainly cooperate with global ODMs
·  Develop strong formulations with trendy ingredients/technologies that can help deliver “social hot product”.
·  Responsible to roll out UL BB technologies into AHC portfolio
·  Responsible for AHC innovation products claim draft and development as well as demo development
·  Establish/create AHC formulation banks (deep dive on AHC current formulation technologies or deep dive on market trendy formulation technologies and make them as knowledge bank to accelerate future innovations

Winning Mindset for this role:

You love to win, and have fun doing it: Passionate for high performance; have strong winning mindset; value the achievement delivered from the work; Always challenging for better results;

You’re a challenge seeker: Love the personal value when facing new challenging, and enjoy of the process of problem solving;

You are curious about unknown: has strong inherent passion for learning new things, be open to new and believe the value of changes and new skills.

You are a game changer: Have a burning desire to always be looking to create that new thing or process and are not constrained by function, area of expertise or experience; Be able to find ways to land new initiatives to the ground.

You are a born Leaders: Believe you are the owner of the project and business; demonstrate strong leadership moments when issues happens; could smoothly works with cross functional team and lead the conversation on product design directions.

Key Interfaces

·  China marketing team
·  Project team including teams in Korea
·  Skin Care R&D network
·  S&T team
·  Clinical team
·  External agencies
·  RA& Legal teams

Key Skills

·  Education degree in chemistry or biochemistry or related science.
·  Knowledges of cosmetic formulation design and manufacturing.
·  Creative and passionate to help Brand team to generate strong and innovative claim stories/selling deck.
·  A creative, logical and analytical mind to generate innovative design solutions to technical design problems.
·  Ability to respond quickly to change in priorities
·  Good communication skills. Able to communicate complex topics to people at all levels of the business, across different functions.
·  Good spoken and written English

Relevant Experience

·  More than 3 years experience in formulation design/claims (for 1C position)
·  Preferred if with local product launch experience

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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